Evolution

White Lies of Dover

For what seemed like a generation, the late Carl Sagan was the voice of science on public television. With an exuberant confidence in the empirical method, he...

Faulty Design

  It would be difficult to name a scientific idea that causes more unease, more bewilderment, or more opposition than Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution....

The Gentle Darwinians

A few lines of poetry, the selected aphorisms of a retired man of letters, may liberate the demon of a charismatic political leader. The whole imaginative and...

Darwin's Ghost

  It is one of America’s enduring paradoxes to be simultaneously the most religious of the postindustrialized nations and the most enthralled with science and...

False Trust

The spiritual classic The Practice of the Presence of God begins this way: “The first time I saw Brother Lawrence he told me...[that] one winter day he...

What's Scientific about It?

For what can be known about God is perfectly plain...since God himself has made it plain. Ever since God created the world, his everlasting power and deity-however...

Darwin & the Cardinal

Many Catholics would be surprised to hear that the Darwinian theory of evolution is incompatible with Christian faith. Yet this was the central contention of a...

‘Intelligent' Design?

  There has been some debate, even at local school-board levels, about the theory of evolution vs. creationism and the more recently offered idea of “...

Evolution & God's Humility

Charles Darwin claimed that all terrestrial life shares a common ancestry and that the wide array of living species can be accounted for by a process he called...

The Darwinian Struggle

Charles Darwin has never been more popular than today," writes John Durant in the July 11 New York Times Book Review. "His theory of natural selection is all...

Expelling Darwin

In every flap about evolution, it seems, there is a new Scopes Trial struggling to be born. Why else so much fuss over the Kansas Board of Education’s...
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Natural Enemies?

February 25, 2013 | 0 comments

Their Antlers Are Too Big

October 11, 2011 | 0 comments

What Science Can't Offer

September 21, 2009 | 0 comments

Faulty Design

October 8, 2007 | 0 comments